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McCarthy’s Gift to Pelosi

A flurry of moves and countermoves over the Jan. 6 select committee left the DC political press badly exposed. Nancy Pelosi’s rejection of two of Kevin McCarthy's picks for the committee was such a power move that McCarthy et al. could only put up a putter at an afternoon news conference.
McCarthy’s Gift to Pelosi
1 day ago|Washington, United States

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McCarthy rips Pelosi for 'egregious abuse of power'

HOUSE MINORITY LEADER KEVIN MCCARTHY: "This is the Peoples' House, not Pelosi's House."House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Wednesday withdrew all five of his nominees for the special committee probing the deadly January 6th attack on the Capitol after Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two of them. Pelosi earlier on Wednesday rejected Representatives Jim Jordan and Jim Banks, staunch defenders of former President Donald Trump, sa…

2 days ago|Los Angeles, United States
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Sources: House GOP sees Pelosi move as 'political gift'

CNN's Manu Raju reports.

2 days ago|Atlanta, United States
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Pelosi rejects two Republicans from investigation into US Capitol riots

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi rejected two Republicans tapped by House GOP leader Kevin McCarthy to sit on a committee investigating the January 6 Capitol insurrection, a decision the Republican denounced as “an egregious abuse of power”.

19 hours ago|Ireland
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Sources: House GOP sees Pelosi move as 'political gift'

By Tara Subramaniam and Holmes Lybrand, CNNRepublican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio suggested Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had been responsible for the security presence at the US Capitol on January 6, after Pelosi rejected his appointment to serve on the select committee investigating the insurrection.“Why wasn’t there a proper security presence at the Capitol that day,” Jordan asked at a news conference after House Minority Leader Kevin…

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Kevin McCarthy's latest conspiracy is that Nancy Pelosi wanted rioters in the Capitol looking to kill her

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is scrambling to come up with a reason to blame Speaker Nancy Pelosi for the Capitol attack on Jan. 6. First, Republicans were furious at President Donald Trump. McCarthy took to the House floor on Jan. 13 to attack Trump for his role in the attack. At that point, he never mentioned Pelosi, much less blamed her. "The president bears responsibility for Wednesday's attack on Congress by mob rioters," McCarthy said at the…

2 days ago|United States
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Sources: House GOP sees Pelosi move as 'political gift'

By Tara Subramaniam and Holmes Lybrand, CNNRepublican Rep. Jim Jordan of Ohio suggested Wednesday that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi had been responsible for the security presence at the US Capitol on January 6, after Pelosi rejected his appointment to serve on the select committee investigating the insurrection.“Why wasn’t there a proper security presence at the Capitol that day,” Jordan asked at a news conference after House Minority Leader Kevin…

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McCarthy’s Gift to Pelosi

Playbook: “If Pelosi gave McCarthy a gift for his own base Wednesday, McCarthy handed the speaker one in return for hers: His announcement that he would withdraw all his members from the panel unless she reverses course is exactly what a lot of Democrats were hoping for.”“Now, Democrats (plus Rep. Liz Cheney) can subpoena whomever they want, whenever they want, without any protest. If they decide to have closed-door depositions with Trump White …

1 day ago|New York, United States
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POLITICO Playbook: Return of the masks

And partisan oversight hits a new low.

1 day ago|Washington, United States
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Pelosi Gives McCarthy A Good Ol' Thumping And The DC Press Is Very Confused

A lot of things happened. Here are some of the things. It’s...

1 day ago|United States
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Chris Cillizza Knows Who To Blame For Jim Jordan's And Kevin McCarthy's Actions, It Is Nancy Pelosi

If you were a political pundit who believed the party clearlyin the wrong in yesterday's events — when Nancy Pelosi told House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy that two of the members he picked for the House panel to investigate January 6 were unacceptable, because of how it was pretty clear they either didn't take the commission seriously or were on the side of the terrorists, leading Kevin McCarthy to say if his seditionists couldn't be on the c…

1 day ago|United States
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